Boehner ‘not concerned’ about job as Speaker, focused on ‘doing the right thing’
By Russell Berman - 12/13/12 05:04 PM EST
not concerned about my job as Speaker,” Boehner said in a Capitol press
conference. “What I’m concerned about is doing the right thing for our
kids and grandkids. And if we don’t fix this spending problem, their
future is going to be rather bleak.”
His comments come as he
faces division in his conference about how far to go to reach an
agreement with Obama to avert year-end tax hikes and spending cuts.
While some Republicans have said the House should agree to higher tax
rates if Democrats accept deep spending cuts and entitlement reforms,
many conservatives have balked.
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